COMMISSIONER FOR LANDS, PHYSICAL PLANNING AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT VISITS HARBOR INDUSTRIAL LAYOUT, ONITSHA
By Obikwelu Amara
Onitsha, April 25, 2018 -- The commissioner for lands, Physical planning and rural development visited Harbour Industrial Layout, Onitsha recently.
The Commissioner with his team was received on arrival by Chief Paul Okonkwo (Pokobros), the leader of Harbour Industrial Layout Landlord Association.
He said that he was at the layout for on the spot assessment of the situation in the layout
He expressed dismay that many companies are on Government Land without paying necessary fees to government and advised them to pay all fees to the State Government.
He said that payment of ground rent would be vigorously pursued and that Government would look into reviewing their rent.
In his speech, the Leader of Harbour Industrial Layout of Landlord Association, Chief Paul Okonkwo called on Government to help them checkmate activities of touts who masquerade as revenue agents.
He called for recertification of all plots in the area to ascertain the actual owners, adding that there are many Ghost allottees in the area.
assured him of readiness of Landlords to assist the State Government to
identify valid plot owners and prompt payment of revenue by all occupants.